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Title
"It's wonderful to see things come to life from nothing."
Contributor Names
DiStefano, Florence (Narrator)
Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Interviewer)
Created / Published
1994-09-12
Subject Headings
-  Italian Americans
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  Retirees
-  Clothing industry
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
Genre
Ethnography
Interviews
Notes
-  Interview with retired garment worker Florence DiStefano at her home in Paterson, New Jersey.
-  Summary of audio segment: Different jobs in the manufacturing process; operators often worked on one specific part of a garment (pockets, sleeves, darts, linings, shoulder pads, etc.). Enjoyment from creating garments: "You start with a piece of material and you wind up with whatever you produce inthat shop. And it's really nice. It's wonderful to see things come to life from nothing."
Medium
Analog Audio Cassette
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1995/028: WIP-DT-A025
Source Collection
Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcwip.dta02504
Online Format
audio

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Working in Paterson Project collection, 1993-2002 (AFC 1995/028), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Distefano, Florence, and David Alan Taylor. "It's wonderful to see things come to life from nothing.". -09-12, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000086/. (Accessed September 26, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Distefano, F. & Taylor, D. A. (1994) "It's wonderful to see things come to life from nothing.". -09-12. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000086/.

MLA citation style:

Distefano, Florence, and David Alan Taylor. "It's wonderful to see things come to life from nothing.". -09-12, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000086/>.